occupational

Lung Health Testing: Silica, Asbestos, and More

Lung Health Testing: Silica, Asbestos, and More

In safety-sensitive occupations, it’s extremely important to ensure that employees’ are protected from any possible contaminants. Chemicals, fumes, reduced oxygen, and dust can all be extremely hazardous to an employees’ lungs, potentially causing irreversible damage. There are important safety measures that we at Precede provide to help keep workers healthy and protected from the many possible contaminants that can be present in the workplace.

Random Drug & Alcohol Testing With Precede

Random Drug & Alcohol Testing With Precede

Random Drug and Alcohol Testing can effectively detect substance abuse in the workplace, ultimately helping keep employees safe and healthy in the workplace. More and more companies are using Random Testing as a method of reducing workplace incidents, and as an extra precaution if experiencing an increase in positive results after an incident. Random Testing is a great tool to identify substance abuse in the workplace, in a fair and effective way.

Depression at Work: How to Recognize the Signs and How to Help

Depression at Work: How to Recognize the Signs and How to Help

Depression isn’t always easy to catch. There’s a stigma surrounding depression that leads people to believe that depression is not being able to get out of bed, or hiding in a dark room all day, or never smiling and laughing. While these can be considered as signs of depression, there are also many symptoms that are harder to recognize, and just as worrisome.

Detecting Substance Abuse in the Workplace

Detecting Substance Abuse in the Workplace

Individuals who are struggling with substance abuse often display similar symptoms, or signs. It’s important to recognize these symptoms, as recognition is the first step towards getting professional help that may save a life. Studies have shown that over 77% of illicit drug users are employed, demonstrating how likely it is that someone in your workplace may be struggling.

Precede’s Disability Management Program: What We Do and What You Need To Know

Precede’s Disability Management Program: What We Do and What You Need To Know

In our past BLOGS, we’ve learned that factors like substance abuse, injury, and illness can cost your company a very significant amount of money. However, this is money loss that can be prevented, or at the very least, mitigated, with a few simple steps. While it’s impossible to completely eradicate workplace injuries, there is a way that your company can take action after an employee injury to help save you time, energy, and money, while still ensuring the wellbeing of your staff.